|Why? Files: Case Of The Unknown Stink - NASA; Langley Research Center|
In this program, students are invited to actively join the tree house detectives as they investigate the Case of the Unknown Stink. The tree house detectives accept the challenge of trying to find the source of an unpleasant odor that is invading the surrounding neighborhoods. To determine the source of the stink, the detectives learn about the sense of smell: what it is, how people and animals smell, and how wind speed and direction influence the movement of odor...
Keywords: NASA; senses
|Sense Perception - Moody Institute of Science|
Introduces the idea of sense perceptions, demonstrating that the human brain is the interpreter for sensory reception. Discusses sense perception and aids in study of light and sound. Describes the responses of the body to the many stimuli it receives and the limitations of the senses ; explains that visual perception depends heavily on past experience. Gives examples with Stratton's psychological experiment involving inverted vision...
Keywords: avgeeks; science; senses; perception; moody institute of science